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Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm EST
agreed to pay a record u.s. fine for the massive oil spill down in the gulf of mexico in a settlement with the justice department. they'll pay $4.5 billion and plead guilty to 14 criminal charges. the government also charged two top bp officers with manslaughter in connection with the 11 people who died onboard the deep water horizon two years ago. jay gray explains why bp could still face more charges. >> reporter: the oil spread for miles after the collapse of the deepwater horizon well, choking away wildlife and crippling communities all along the gulf coast. and today, more than two years after the disaster, we learn the punishment is far-reaching as well. >> this marks both the largest single criminal find, more than $1.25 billion, and the largest total criminal resolution, $4 billion, in the history of the united states. >> reporter: as part of an agreement announced this afternoon in new orleans, bp will plead guilty to 14 felony charges for its role in the worst oil spill in u.s. history. among the most serious, 11 counts of misconduct or neglect that led to the deaths of 11 c
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Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm EST
, david petraeus's biography. a senior u.s. military official says jill kelly is involved in wounded warrior fund-raising in tampa, is married, she and her husband are close family friends. officials say petraeus's downfall started when kelly complained to the fbi that she was receiving intimidated e-mails from broadwell. law enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news that those e-mails led to the discovery of others between general petraeus and broadwell and were indicative of an extramarital affair. a senior law enforcement official told nbc news that fbi agents interviewed general petraeus in late october and concluded there was no criminal violation. today, members of congress are asking why the fbi did not inform them or the president sooner. >> we received no advanced notice. it was like a lightning bolt. i mean, this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have been told. there is a way to do it. >> reporter: this comes as we are learning more about the days leading up to petraeus's resignation. house majority leader eric c
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00pm EST
knew it and why the u.s. first told the world what it did. >>> and ays since the devastation on the east coast. scenes of utter devastation we have not seen until now coast. >>> and it >>> and it is the end of the line for a guilty pleasure in america. but how did it come to this? nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, it worries them enough that israel's tanks appear ready to roll into gaza, and the skies have been raining rockets there for several days. perhaps the larger worry, both sides in this escalating fight have powerful friends that are getting involved and taking sides, like egypt, friend of hamas, and the united states, which tonight is sending naval vessels offshore in case americans need to get out of there. it has been another day of explosions and air raid sirens. it remains a situation on the edge. we have two reports tonight. our richard engel is in gaza, we want to begin, though, with martin fletcher in tel aviv. >> reporter: good evening, they met on the agenda escalating in gaza and a possible ground invasion. the militants are challenging israel, by firing
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
confirmation hearing to be the commander of the u.s. mission to nato. that is on hold now. >> this whole story. there are so many elements. if you tune in a couple hours after the last time, there is a whole new chain. a defense official told nbc news, in general allen eights case, many were between the general's wife and jill kelley. the woman in tampa, the social liaison and he was just copied on them. what do you make of that in. >> that may well be the case that he was copied. they do say that he did send e-mails to her as well. it appears that both general allen and his wife were e-mailing with her. and you have to remember, she is a person who took on a sort of volunteer mission to promote the eels of relationships between all the various military people from different countries who are posted to the command in tampa, and that was her role. according town official protocol officer. >> and not just e-mails. we're hearing about a photo or photos involving this fbi agent that kelley, she initially went to, worried about these harassing e-mails that she thought she was getting from bro
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
lawmakers demand answers on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> welcome to news 4. a live look outside right now at 5:00 a.m. 43 degrees out there. safe to say keep out the winter coats. no more shoving them in the back of the closet. >> look outside. don't go out there. it is another cold morning. make sure you wear your warmest winter coat. a lot of cloudiness. here's the view from space. cloud cover drifting over the region coming from the south. a disturbance in the carolinas giving us this cloud cover. we're not going to get any precipitation from it. right near freezing much of virginia, maryland. it's still cold, feeling like a december morning. prince gorgeous, my-30s. much of southern maryland, calvert, st. mary's, a rundell, mostly above 40. prince william county, into the shenandoah valley, a few isolated spots there. a little bit below freezing. when the sky is cleared out, western maryland, west virginia, it's into the upper 20s there. a lot of cloudiness. light wind. cold morning. near 50 by midafternoon. sunrise, 6:51. sunset, 4:54. we'll take a look at another hometown foreca
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Nov 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
states continues to unl fold. 94 people are confirmed dead in the u.s. from sandy. more than 4.5 million still don't have power, but that is down from a high of about 8 million. some of the biggest cries for help are coming from new york's statin island where the super storm has claimed at least 19 lives. among them, two little boys, brothers. a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. their bodies were found in a marsh on thursday. their mother's suv was washed out by rising waters during the hurricane. >>> people living on that island told nbc's ann curry, support has been far too slow in coming. >> every single person on this block lost everything. >> we just want everyone to know that we are hurting down here and we need help immediately. >> fema teams did walk through statin island neighborhoods thursday trying to make sure victims signed up for federal help. homeland security chief janet napolitano will visit there today. elsewhere, the national guard handed out water, food, diapers last night. 17 military aircraft arrived in new york state carrying repair trucks from california. >>> in virgin
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
ahead. u.s. airways, you can see the ticket counter, they're one of the carriers impacted by all this and they're trying to help out thaur passengers and rebook those flights. the cup that will we spoke to earlier this morning, in the last 24 hours, they have been cancelled and rebooked three times. and they're hoping that they're finally going to get out of here this morning. >> we have been cancelled three times in the past two days, and so we're just getting text messages from united saying this our flights have been cancelled. get to customer service lines and try to find our bags. we don't know where they're at. i think we'll find them. >> and they're in the military. they need their dress uniforms for that event in new york city. they have no idea where their luggage is. so they have their fingers crossed, hoping that the airline figures it out and that everything reaches new york city themselves, their luggage, and that everything works out okay. we have some folks who are sleeping in the terminal. not a huge crowd, but a couple of people who were downstairs sleeping on those b
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
down? >> reporter: yes. the judge in the federal case sentenced him to one day in custody of the u.s. marshals. and he spent that day, he'll be in until 5:30. that's yewhy he was in chains. he is in federal custody until 5:30 today and then begins two years in communicate service to make up for his crime. >> tom sherwood, thank you. >>> the plot thickens. new names are now coming out in that scandal involving former cia director david petraeus. it all began with his having an affair with paula broadwell. investigators say she sent threatening e-mails to jill kelley, a petraeus family friend. now the pentagon is looking into thousands of e-mails between kelley and general john allen. live on capitol hill with more on another twist. how shirtless photos from an fbi agent are now playing into this scandal. steve? >> put that one last, jim. since it is but clearly the least important. general john allen, u.s. commander in afghanistan, is not over there tonight. coincidencely, he is here in washington for hearings that had been scheduled tomorrow on what allen still hopes will be his next
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Nov 16, 2012 10:00pm EST
easily with dress formal from u.s. central command. and no one seemed to everyone joy that mix more than jill kelley and her twin sister. >> they invited people to parties, invited petraeus over. they wanted to be seen, and they worked hard at it. >> reporter: it was jill kelley who inadvertently exposed the affair between petraeus and broadwell when she asked the fbi to investigate those anonymous e-mails she was getting. but that inquiry also brought to light an he felt mail connection between kelley and general john allen, whose appointment to nato is now on hold while government investigators take a look at their relationship. a lot of people in town were already looking at jill kelley's lavish parties. tampa bay party planner, ken walters. >> jill kelley and her lovely sister, they are lovely, lovely ladies. they're not shrinking violets, though. they indeed do speak their mind. >> some people commented on their dress, not always appropriate. or their casualness approaching top military leaders and hugging them and kissing them on the cheek maybe wasn't always appreciated by ev
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
today about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and its political fallout. the house and senate intelligence committees held closed hearings and heard testimony from acting cia director michael morerel. there was a hearing before the house committee on foreign affairs. the chairwoman called the deadly attack on september 11th a disgrace, and things got heated on both sides. >> also disgraceful is the sad parade of conflicting accounts of the attack that we have received from administration officials in the weeks and months since. >> to lay this at the doorstep of the president or the secretary of state or the united nations ambassador, you will find us ready and willing to resist to the teeth. >> tomorrow, former cia director david petraeus will testify before the house and senate intelligence committees. it will be his first appearance on the hill since he resigned last friday. >>> president obama's focused today on the victims of superstorm sandy up in new york city. he got his first up-close look at the damage there and promised to work with local governments to co
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Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
getting more answers about september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. those attacks killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. republicans have been criticizing the obama administration for not responding quickly enough to the violence outside the consulate. >>> david petraeus will testify before the house intelligence committee tomorrow. it was unclear until yesterday whether petraeus would still answer questions after his sudden resignation as cia director. his close friend said petraeus did not like conspiracies going around that he had something to hide. he will not answer questions about the sex scandal that cost him his job. >>> president obama is defending susan rice. republicans have criticized her for insisting the aing ta was sparked by anger over an anti-islam film despite the fact that it was a coordinated attack. >>> the fbi's top brass will spend a second day on capitol hill giving lawmakers were details about the investigation that led to david petraeus's resignation. fbi director robert muler and shawn joys met privately yester
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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
growing petraeus scandal. >> yes, this investigation keeps getting bigger. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is now under investigation in connection to the scandal that led to cia director david petraeus' resignation. general john allen is being investigated by the fbi for alleged inappropriate communication with the woman at the center of the petraeus scandal. investigators uncovered 20,000 to 30,000 pages of communication, mostly e-mails between allen and jill kelley. kelley is the longtime friend of the petraeus family who complained about being harassed by the woman petraeus had an affair with. a senior administration official denies allen committed any wrongdoing and expects to return to duty as commander in afghanistan as the investigation continues. this morning general allen is in washington, d.c., preparing for his senate confirmation hearing. aides close to allen say he didn't find out about all this in the investigation until tonight and the general will still appear his meetings scheduled on the hill today. >>> and on the same topic this morning, the fbi will not say
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Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
whether the affair caused a security breach. meanwhile, the pentagon standing by the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general george allen, also involved in the scandal. his nomination to head european command is on hold, but leon panetta says he's fully confident allen can lead. >>> this morning obama will likely be asked to comment on the petraeus scandal. that conference begins at 1:30. house minority leader nancy pelosi also holding a press conference today. the califoia law maker expected to announce whether she will run again to lead democrats in the minority. he was speaker of the house from 2006 to 2010. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi left, but he's on the record saying he believes she will run again for that position. >>> today congress looks for answers in the deadly meningitis outbreak. leaders from the fda and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify in today's hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee. this comes after a report that shows federal health investigators wanted to shut down the ma
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
, back over to you. >> thank you, danella. six after the hour. >>> both of virginia's u.s. senators will continue to be democrats. tim kaine defeated george allen in the race to succeed jim webb. kaine won by six points in that race. it had been one of the most closely watched campaigns in that country. megan mcgrath is live at the tim kaine campaign headquarters right now. >> reporter: you can see that campaign signs are up along the road. the election is over. governor tim kaine defeated republican george allen. kaine thanked his supporters at a victory party in richmond last night. this race received national attention. democrat jim webb announced his retirement, and the republican party saw it as a real opportunity to gain a seat in the senate, a seat previously held by george allen before he was defeated by webb. millions of dollars were spent by groups outside of virginia in an effort to influence the outcome of this race. in the end, the voters picked tim kaine to be their u.s. senator. >>t's all about partnership. it's all about putting the country first, and virginia knows and s
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
panetta is offering support to the top u.s. commander in baghdad even as he's under investigation for e-mails he received. his nomination to head european command is on hold pending the investigation. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job at isap in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence to lead our forces and to continue the fight. but his nomination has been put on hold as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. and we will. >> allen is accused of having questionable communications with jill kelley, a social liaison to a tampa air force base. it was kelly who reportedly received threatening e-mails from paula broadwell who was reportedly having an affair with david petraeus, which led to his resignation. the testimony regarding the deadly bombing attack on the embassy in benghazi, libya, will go on withouteneral petraeus. senator dianne feinstein says she still expects petraeus to testify about the attacks even if it doesn't come today. congressional leade
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Nov 12, 2012 3:05am EST
fixing the financial house of the u.s. federal government, it is in disarray, not just the fiscal cliff but $16 trillion in ious out in the world. in a couple of months, in february or march, they are going to have to renegotiate borrowing authority for another trillion or two dollars and if the president can fix and put us on some sort of path of restoration for the economy, that is a pay juv for everyone in the community you not just his base. he has got to think much more broadly, the job of the president is to find the next same of good for a real majority and escapable of doing. >> let's look back at the republican party. how did they become a coalition of special interest forces? they really do look like the democratic party of the '70s and '80s where they seem to the leaders in washington can't control the special interest groups. and this is what ppened to the democrats, labor, all of these special interest groups that were -- the folks in washington knew what the right way was to try to whip national elections, they couldn't quite do it because they were -- basically, the
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Nov 13, 2012 11:00am EST
. he will continue to lead u.s. forces in afghanistan. >>> the fbi's investigation moved to paula broadwell's home in charlotte. they searched her home several hours late last night. agents left with boxes of documents and paperwork. they are not saying what they found. she's the co-author of the biography of david petraeus. he did have questions about their relationship. >> but, what was a question in my mind, quite frankly was why general petraeus was granting paula broadwell the kind of access he granted her. >> the fbi is putting together a time line of the investigation to explain to members of congress why they were kept out of the loop until resently. >>> closing 20 d.c. public schools. a few minutes ago, they wrapped up a news conference. tony tull is live at d.c. public school headquarters in northeast. can you tell us what's going on there? hi. >> reporter: yeah, that news conference is still going on now. kaya henderson is taking time to explain her plan. as you said, it's going to be 20 of them across six wards. one of the things she talked about, though she's closing
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Nov 11, 2012 10:30am EST
david petraeus comes days before congressional hearings over the attack on th u.s. consulate in benghazi. we'll get reaction this morning from capitol hill and the very latest reporting on this developing story from our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell, who broke the story friday afternoon. also the president and republicans get set to negotiate new taxes and spending cuts. is a breakthrough possible? >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. we've debated over and over again. and on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans but as americans. now, we want you to lead. >> where does it all go from sneer we'll ask democratic senator from new york chuck schumer and republican senator from oklahoma tom coburn. also we check in with cnbc's jim cramer, hear about the economic stakes should washington fail to avert fiscal disaster by the end of the year. plus, what is the future of the gop after a stinging defeat for romney and
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm EST
tonight's coverage of it. this begins with retired four-star u.s. army general david petraeus. easily the most celebrated, best known general of the modern era. he resigned on friday, admitting to an affair. he was immediately linked to paula broadwell, like petraeus, she went to west point, an academic and a veteran who wrote a biography of petraeus. we know about the affair because of jill kelley, she alerted the fbi, said she was getting anonymous harassing e-mails, turns out they were from broadwell. kelley dealt with a lot of generals both in the military and socially in tampa. overnight we learned another four-star general is involved. our current commander in afghanistan, he took over when petraeus left, marine corps general john allen. now being investigated for what officials describe as potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley of tampa. both of them deny any untoward relationship. and there's one more thing, the fbi is reviewing the conduct of the first agent who investigated jill kelley's e-mails in the first place, because he allegedly sent shirtless photos to ji
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
, the top u.s. and nato commander in afghan stand is accused of, quote, inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she started the investigation. a senior official traveling with allen says his communications with kelly are under review. the official says general allen disputes engaging in any wrongdoing in the matter. the fbi referred the matter to the department of defense for investigation on sunday. early this morning secretary panetta directed that the defense department inspector general investigate. meanwhile, last night fbi agents went to the home of biographer paula broadwell, the woman government officials say petraeus acknowledged having an affair with. a senior law enforcement official says the search was consensual, not a raid. meanwhile, they said petraeus had hoped to survive the scandal but he was told to resign by james clapper. andrea mitchell broke the petraeus story. she has more on the e-mail and the growing demand for answers on capital hill. >> reporter: we learned what was in the anonymous harassing e-mails from jill kelly whose volunteer work for military
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Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
u.s. military effort to seize syria's stockpile would require upwards of 75,000 troops and the times reports that senior american officials are concerned that hezbollah has set up camp near the chemical weapons depose. >>> four people were killed in texas when a freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans. this is just terrible. the accident happened at a railroad crossing in midland, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made with a flatbed trailer. in addition to the four deaths, others were injured. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad day. i shook their hands and saw them personally, met their wives. it truly was an honor to be in their presence. these guys are true american heroes. >> that's for sure. secretary of defense leon panetta issued a statement saying he's deeply saddened. the ntsb is sending a team to mid land to investigate. >>> today is the day former cia director david petraeus faces lawmakers. he's due to testify behind closed doors but there is no doub
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Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
u.s. consulate benghazi libya. acting cia director will take his place. senator dianne feinstein, who's the chair of the committee, may call on him later to testify. she says his resignation has nothing to do with the attack on benghazi. >>> the president will meet with members of the business community before sitting down with congressional leaders on friday. the president wants to build a consensus for his approach to avoiding the financial catastrophe. senior democrats and republicans are confident they can reach on a spending plan before the end of the year before billions of dollars in tax hikes and spending cuts will take effect, possibly sending us into a deep recession. economists warn we may feel the effects of the budget standoff long before new year's eve. >> if in a few weeks they've failed to reach an agreement, you're going to see anxiety growing in the u.s. board rooms. it's going to be a rough couple of months for the u.s. economy. >> president obama says he's willing to compromise to reach an agreement, but he insists america's top earners pay more in taxes. >>>
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
america. the u.s., a beacon of freedom and hope for people all around the world. the dream of citizenship about to be fulfilled from these people. they come from different lands with different stories t tell, but they will all become americans live today, friday, november 16th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. as we look at statue of liberty live, we are going to witness something really remarkable today on our plaza, and if there's a dry eye left when this ceremony is over i'll be amazed. 30 people who have worked so hard to become u.s. citizens, a wait that sometimes was measured in decades will become u.s. citizens on our plaza. >> so many of us take it for granted. those people out on the plaza do not take it for granted. their family members are here to witness it as well. it's amazing. >> one minute families in midland texas are being taken to a banquet and the
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Nov 6, 2012 2:05am EST
turn to the music box. the hemi fonda theater. it's the u.s. tv debut of the stepkids, which we're excited about. but first, if you watch the show regularly, then you know that i'm a die-hard "sons of anarchy" fan. i've interviewed ron perlman, charlie hunnam, chuck zito. i've visited the set. i've sat down with kurt sutter, the show's creator. but tonight, i think i'm more excited than ever to talk to the matriarch of the sons family. the golden globe winning actress katey sagal. and for more we go to stk in l.a. for our feature interview. ♪ >> this is fun. do you like doing this? >> carson: i love it. i also like just to talk. >> we're actually having a conversation. >> carson: yeah, exactly. yeah. >> i've never done a talk show where you actually have a conversation. >> carson: yeah, me neither. ♪ thank you so much for your time. you know, i'm an enormous fan. >> no, thanks. >> carson: let's start with music though 'cause i -- i mean, i love music so much. >> me too. >> carson: and you do too. >> mm-hmm. >> carson: a lot fo people don't know this, especially younger fans of
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Nov 8, 2012 11:00am EST
of the year. it started by two u.s. economic reports. decrease in applications for unemployment and slimmer trade deficit. more on a recent slide and more from cnbc later in this newscast. >> right nou, we are going to check on the traffic. >> danella sealock, what's going on out there? >> in the district and northwest, dealing with an earlier fire activity. ingraham street is closed at 9th avenue. take jefferson northwest or hamilton to let crews work. let's head over to virginia. rolling road at braddock road, the left lane is blocked because of an accident. road work in virginia traveling the outer loop, the left lane is taken away. back to you both. >> thanks, danella. >>> new this morning, a search for a gunman in prince george's county who shot and killed a man. it was reported around 7:00 in hill crest heights. when officers arrived, they found a man outside an apartment with a gunshot wound. police are trying to fig figure out what led to the shooting. >>> a person was killed in a blaze near gallaudet university. >> reporter: all the remains scorched earth and burned tries.
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Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm EST
alleged. her trying to pretend to the u.s. government that she's actually the person whose identity she's stolen. >> reporter: and the federal government almost bought it. telling the real candida, prove you're really you. >> not only am i a victim, i'm also having to defend myself against the people who are supposed to defend me and protect my rights. >> reporter: eventually police caught the suspect. her real name is bo nita gonzalez. in the u.s. illegally, now charged with aggravated identity theft. still unclear how she stole the information. >> if you're not looking for it, it's almost impossible to detect it. >> once the thief has this information, how does it get this far that they can buy a house? basically assume your life. and no one catches it. >> once the identity thief has the social security number and name, they can get dates of birth, take out a driver's license, open up a bank account. and that's really when the worst type of identity fraud starts to occur. >> reporter: he says it can go on for years undetected because most of us don't check our credit reports. and
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Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
moving again. the u.s. department offing ary callture is sending more than a million pounds of food to new york. they are trying to make sure the food gets to every area. >> super storm sandy dumped close to three feet of snow on garret county, maryland, and they're still trying to recover. thousands of homes and businesses still don't have power. crews say they do expect to have everybody back online by tomorrow. there shouldn't be anyssues for election day. >> around our part of the country, it is getting cold out there. >> you better bundle up big time. take a look at the numbers already. 39 in washington. a very cold night. by far the coldest night we have seen so far this year. that's why we have freeze warnings in effect all across the area. most of northern virginia, too. it's going to be a very cold morning. and yes the pattern is still set for a coastal storm. but the newest data is just in. how will the storm affect you. i'll show you in my forecast. >> thanks. coming up next, a student pilot with a really interesting landing. we'll show you how this went down. >> some speedi
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
house withheld that information to avoid revealing the u.s. was on al qaeda's trail. that differs from what petraeus himself said three days after the attack. and from the so-called talking points that u.n. ambassador susan rice was reportedly using to answer questions as the administration's representative. >> she knew at that point in time that al qaeda was very l e likely responsiblen part or whole, in the death of ambassador stevens. >> she did entirely the responsible thing. >> now petraeus, said the decision to put out a different account of what happened was not political. he also said his personal scandal, the extra marital affair that led to his resignation last week had no impact on his handling of benghazi. how the cia missed threat to americans in benghazi, is still under investigation. jim and doreen, back to you. >> thank you, jim. d.c. school principal is home tonight after pleading not guilty to simple assault. her name is thelma jarrett. she was released from jail today. she is the principal at coolidge high school in the district. a former school employee claims
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Nov 7, 2012 4:00am EST
. >> and in maryland, ben cardin will remain the u.s. senator from that state. as expected, he won in a landslide, defeating republican daniel bongino and others. >> maryland voters had a chance to vote on a host of issues. voters upheld an amendment allowing same-sex marriage in that state 52-48. those against the amendment had gaertded enough signatures to put it on the ballot. governor martin o'malley, who helped push for the amendment, celebrated the win in baltimore. he said this issue will ultimately help bring maryland together. >> what the people of maryland -- democrats, republicans, independents, christians, jews, muslims -- came together and concluded tonight was this, that every child's home deserves to be protected equally under the law. >> the amendment will take effect january 1st of next year. >>> maryland will also soon have a new casino in prince george's county. question seven, the gaming expansion question, passed 52-48%. you see on your screen there. it also allows table games in the state's existing casinos. you see there the passage of referendum sparked a la
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Nov 18, 2012 6:30pm EST
biggest travel days of the year traditionally looks pretty good across the u.s., we're just going to have that system in the west to contend with once again. and by thanksgiving day, plenty to be thankful for, we're looking at clear skies for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. and in the midwest, chicago 62 degrees. >> julie martin, thank you. >>> when we come back, a visit to turkey town, u.s.st. of medicare and social security. anncr: but you deserve straight talk about the options on the... table and what they mean for you and your family. ancr: aarp is cutting through all the political spin. because for our 37 million members, only one word counts. get the facts at earnedasay.org. let's keep medicare... and social security strong for generations to come. i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden
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Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
berry. here is the very latest on sandy. at least 74 people in the u.s. are now dead as a result of sandy. millions remain without power, and recovery isn't coming nearly fast enough. new jersey is just one of the places there are major gasoline shortages. people are waking up with canisters and walking up with canisters trying to get fuel. and further down the coast, take a look at cars lined up for blocks, if not miles. some people waited more than an hour for a chance to fill up. >>> another big oil problem, a massive fuel leak at a tank facility. more than 300,000 gals of diesel crude spilled into the water separating new jersey from statin islands. containment booms are keeping the oil where it is. >>> in connecticut, intense images as three mansions burned to the ground. firefighters couldn't save the homes because of the intensity of the situation as you can see. >>> back to new jersey, at least 25% of hoboken remains under water. the national guard arrived there but the mayor is begging for more assistance. >>> we need more food. we need more resources so anyone who's listen
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Nov 11, 2012 11:30pm EST
anxiety and nervousness grow in markets and board rooms. rough two months for the u.s. economy. >> house and they meet with pre obama at the white house. >>> frightening scene in an indianapolis neighborhood. the investigation into what caused the explosion that leveled homes and left two dead. >> new details tonight from the man believed to be the east coast rapist. what he has to say about the crimes he is accused of. >>> nearly 70% of venice completely flooded. what's causing the high water. >> a massive explosion leveled two homes. the fire engulfed the neighborhood and killed two people. today sitty cam together to help those affected. as we report, investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked the blast. >> it was described as a war zone. upon entering the richmond hills subdivision you can clearly see why. debris and damage everywhere. nearly every home, burned or battered or broken or simply gone. i have into the seen this destruction. >> reporter: the epicenter of the explosion. police believe it originated near the burned out car. the home the one next to it. they w
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
old military base, and three u.s. navy war ships are going to sit off the coast of new york and new jersey, feeding the overall effort. again, across a huge area, this storm's impact is staggering. across such a wide area, a cold, dark need, food going bad, people can't buy gas, kids can't go to school, they can't go to work and many homes are ripped open. many businesses are still without power across 15 state, millions of people, from maine to michigan, all the way down to north carolina. let's not forget. cities and towns battered in between, in some places it could be weeks before the lights come back on. in northeast ohio, tens of thousands in and around cleveland could be without heat during the weekend. temperatures in the mid-30s at night. in connecticut, power crews are making their way through a tangled maze, in town after town, they are trying to fix ocean city's hard-hit beach front, and digging out in west virginia, as part of the state received under three feet of snow. despite all of this, the presidential campaign is back on, of course, and the pace for both candidat
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Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
been compromised. it is considered the largest cyber attack against the state tax department in u.s. history. both state and federal agencies are now investigating. >>> stay with us now. news4 today continues at 5:00 a.m. >>> and now, this is "news4 today." >>> developing right now, reignited. the massive flames that flared up in d.c. causing crews to call for backup. >> welcome to "news4 today" for this thursday, november 1st, 2012. the death toll continues to climb four days after sandy made landfall. so far, the storm claimed 74 lives. more than five million homes and businesses are without power across the east coast. most of those outages are in the new york area. meantime, president obama saw the damage on the jersey shore firs
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
says a u.s. drone was fired on by iran in the international air space over the persian gulf last week. now the timing of this disclosure is raising questions tonight. we have our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel with more. >> reporter: brian, this mission was classified. the predator drone was not even hit, let alone shot down. so why talk about it now? it seems that the pentagon is trying to give a very public warning to iran that if this kind of thing happens again, the u.s. could respond militarily. they may also want the american public to know this is going on in case we wake up one morning and hear there has been an exchange of fire between the u.s. and iran. all the indications are that iran, containing their nuclear program will be a big priority for the term of this president ,r >> thanks for your reporting on it tonight. >>> out west, high drama in a courtroom in arizona, as the man accused of shooting congresswoman gabrielle giffords in the head, wounding a total of 13, killing six others, received his sentence today. he looked the victims in the eyes as how
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Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
democrats. keeping control of the u.s. senate. we talked to virginia party chairman brian moran a short while ago and this is what he had to say about the big win tonight. >> we feel good. we've been looking at the numbers as soon as they started reporting and thank goodness northern virginia came in. once the numbers came in from fairfax, we felt real good about it. >> tim kaine winning the senate seat on the strength of the turnout in favor of northern virginia in places like fairfax, loudoun and prince williams counties. he'll be on the satage in about five minutes. we'll bring that to you live. >> thank you. >>> turning to the republican side of the senate race in virginia, richard jar dan with the george allen campaign in richmond? no, not richard. okay. >> what we're going to do is turn to maryland instead. one of the big issues on the ballot, several of them, question six. voters are deciding whether or not to approve gay marriage. looking at the latest thumb ber numbers now, chris gordon will report from baltimore in a minute. on the gay marriage issue, it looked very clos
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Nov 15, 2012 11:00am EST
are getting more answers about september's deadly attacks on the u.s. kons late. the house committee is holding a hearing about the attacks that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. the director of national intelligence is there. tomorrow morning, former cia director, david petraeus will testify before the same house committee. it's unclear, until yesterday, it was unclear whether he would face questions about his sudden resignation last week. we are told he will not have a discuss the sex scandal that cost him his position. >>> you are looking at the newest members of congress. the freshman class posed on the steps of the capital. it's made up of 80 members of the house. the lawmakers will have to hit the ground running. they will help reach a budget deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. turning to the weather now. great skies out there this morning. another cold day. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein, you know the theme in here, it's a summer wedding. not summer outside. >> it looks like autumn, but it's feeling like winter. temperatures all mo
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
finally hear from david petraeus in their search for answers about september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the former cia director will testify before the senate and house intelligence committees. the general visited libya shortly after the attack which killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. they began holding closed door hearings yesterday. they watched a video of the attack. senator saxby chambliss, the ranking republican on the senate committee says that made it clear terrorists carried out the attack. >>> petraeus resigned from the cia after admitting he had an affair. now the cia is looking into his conduct. it's opening an exploratory investigation to make sure petraeus did not use any cia resources inappropriately. they've already cleared him of mishandling classified information. petraeus' mistress may have troubles of her own. the fbi says it's still investigating paula broadwell. the army reservist has had her security clearance revoked as well. broadwell had classified information, but it came from her time researching petraeus'
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
women in the u.s. senate, a record number and voters in connecticut will give us our youngest senator choosing democrat chris murphy, a member of congress right now, and now the democrats will hold on to control. nothing will change on the house side either where republicans will be in charge with lots of work to do. matt? >> all right. kelly o'donnell for us, thank you very much. elizabeth warren is now the senator-elect from massachusetts after defeating incumbent republican scott brown. senator-elect warren, good to see you, good morning to you and congratulations. >> thank you. good morning to you. >> you've become the first woman to be elected to the senate from massachusetts. you will hold a seat that was held for nearly 50 years by ted kennedy. at some point last night, as your victory was announced, you guaranteed that democrats would hold the senate. just talk to me about the significance of your win. >> well, this is a win for america's middle class. this is a win for every family that really has been hammered and chipped and squeezed for a generation now. i got in this race
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
fiscal cliff of spending cuts and tax increases that could push the u.s. into another recession. maria bartiromo is the host of cnbc's "closing bell." >> well, people are putting two and two together, saying wall street dropped the day after the election. simple question, why? >> you're absolutely right. well, first off, people are worried about higher taxes, higher regulation under it had obama presidency. but also, it is this near-term worry about the fiscal cliff. at the end of this year, we will see $600 billion of spending go away. there are spending cuts coming, that means, defense companies, transportation, construction, they may very well have to lay off workers. in addition to that, we've got the highest tax increase coming on virtually all income levels. these two things will coincide, and that is the fiscal cliff to basically possibly push the u.s. economy into recession unless congress does something about it. >> is wall street basically registering its doubt and skepticism that either party can come together and resolve this? >> that's right. i think we will see com
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Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
, another big race here in virginia. the u.s. senate race. it's a hotly contested race. two familiar faces there. both former governors here in virginia. democrat tim kaine and republican george allen. allen previously held the seat, but he lost jim webb back in 2006. webb is retiring, and actually we're expecting george allen to come here later on this morning to cast a ballot here at this location in alexandria. the polls open in virginia at 6:00. you can see there's quite a bit of interest here. folks wanting to get to the polls early to cast their ballot before they went off to work. we're expecting a steady stream of people all day long. the polls in virginia stay open until 7:00 tonight. reporting live in alexandria, megan mcgrath, news 4. >>> there are other interesting senate races around the country. in missouri, democrat claire mcaskill looking to stay in office ahead of republican todd akin. republican scott brown hopes to hold his seat against challenger elizabeth warren. and rick mann is battling chris murphy for a senate seat in connecticut. tens of thousands of people
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
the u.s. >> more than five million homes and businesses are without power along the east coast, that includes about 4,000 in the d.c. region. >>> firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at the old union market warehouse in northeast washington. we'll have much more on those stories throughout the morning, but first, good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. a live look outside at 4:30 this morning. 46 degrees outside our studios and some clouds. i think there were some clouds. >> typical to washington, i feel like the beautiful fall weather we had was so short-lived and we're back to cold already. >> sandy blew all the leaves off the trees. sandy made landfall monday. it's thursday. we're still being affected by it. but still getting a bit of the northwest flow. sandy sitting way up over eastern canada now. but still circulation around that bringing in some moisture, a few sprinkles showing up right now on storm team 4 satellite radar where you see those areas in green. a few sprinkles, northern shenandoah valley, frederick, washington county. these
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am EST
friday to testify about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. due to the fire storm surrounding his life, reporters were blocked inside the building to "spare him embarrassment." >> general petraeus's briefing was comprehensive. i think it was important. >> reporter: but his testimony is raising more questions for some congressional leaders. lawmakers say petraeus testified that the cia immediately believed that terrorists were involved in the september 11 benghazi assault, a stark contrast to the account u.n. ambassador susan rice gave in the days after the incident. >> our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was, in fact, initially a spontaneous reaction. >> reporter: some lawmakers said the discrepancy was the result others noted the cia's initial assessment of terrorism was classified, in part to conceal the role that terrorists played, and therefore not included in the talking points rice was given. >> the original talking points were much more specific about al qaeda involvement, and yet the final ones said indication of extremists. >> reporter
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Nov 14, 2012 4:00am EST
finds that republicans in congress will be more to blame if the u.s. goes off the fiscal cliff. 53% of those surveyed point the finger at the gop while 29% say president obama would be more to blame. >>> 20-year-old mitchell kusick of colorado has been charged with threatening to kill president obama during an october campaign event. kusick also made credible threats towards shooting and killing children at a halloween event. >>> defense secretary leon panetta has demoted the former head of the u.s. africa command general william kip ward for allegedly spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other travels. he will retire as a three star general and repay the government $82,000. >>> a man who made an ak cuization has now recanted his story. he says their sexual relationship was adult and consensual and clash says he is relieved. >>> well, this year's rockefeller christmas tree is on its way right now to washington, d.c., from new jersey. the 80 foot tall norway spruce survived hurricane sandy. >>> for a check on wall street, the dow fell 59 points tuesday. the s&p was dow
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Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
unarmed u.s. drone patrolling the persian gulf. the shots missed and the drone was unharmed. >>> next week a house panel will hold a hearing on the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that left ambassador chris stevens and three others dead. david petraeus and james clapper are seduled to appear. >>> well, wall street was down for a second consecutive day. a triple digit drop for the dow opening at 12,811. the s&p tumbled 17. the nasdaq sank 41. >>> overseas trading closes out the week in tokyo. the nikkei dropped 79 points while in hong kong the hang seng slipped 182. >>> investors are going to be hoping for a rebound today to close out this wild week. amazon.com is giving it another go at selling wine but only in 12 states and the district of columbia. their first attempt failed because of regulations over the sale and delivery of alcohol across state lines. >>> walmart has already started their hot sales promotions for the holidays. i know, it's already that time. i can't believe it. the stores will be open on what some call black friday eve. otherwise known as
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
void just as congress is beginning hearings into the deadly september attack and the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, libya. nbc news has confirmed petraeus conducted his own investigation on the ground. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before, during, and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> reporter: still trusted by many in washington, petraeus is in a unique position to shed light on benghazi. even as he rides out a controversy of his own. top lawmakers here are demanding more information on that investigation and why they weren't briefed on it until the general resigned. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >> for now acting cia director michael morell is set to testify about the benghazi attack on capitol hill, but on "meet the press" this morning "washington post's" bob woodward talked about the possibility of general petraeus still being called to testify. >> it is not going away and the question will be, i suspect, will he be asked to testify as a private citizen either in closed door, probably only petraeus --
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Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
refineries come back online more fuel will be available. more on the gas shortage coming up. >>> the u.s. soldier charged with the grisly massacre of afghan soldiers appears in court today. he's accused of carrying ought a pre-dawn raid batch in march killing 16 villagers, 9 of them children as they slept. the 39-year-old father of two faces a court-martial and could ultimately receive the death penalty. parts of the proceedings will be held at night to allow witnesses in afghanistan to testify. >>> a horrific accident at the pittsburgh zoo where a 2-year-old boy was mauled to death when he fell into a den of african painted dogs. the by's mother had put him on a railing overlooking the exhibit 11 feet below. >>> federal officials have launched an investigation into what caused an atlanta police helicopter to hit the top of a power line and crash into a city street saturday night, killing both officers on board. the two officers were searching for a 9-year-old boy who had run away from home. the boy was later found unharmed. no one on the ground was injured in that crash. >>> now let's h
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Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
the current fiscal year. revenue, $3.36 billion worldwide. same store sales in the u.s. up 7%. starbucks says it's reopened most of the 1,000 stores that were shut down because of hurricane sandy. back to you. have a great weekend. >> you, as well. thanks for stopping by. >> i don't want to be the bad guy anymore. >> the video game worldcoms to life. for decades, ralph has been overshadowed by the good guy. he leaves his game and decides he has what it takes to be the hero. jane lynch stars in this. it's rated pg-13. >> denzel washington's world is turned upside down in the movie "flight." after saving almost everyone on board, he's hailed as a hero. as more details come out, we discover what really happened on that plane. john goodman also star in this thriller. "flight" is rated "r." >>> a lighter tame on the vampire genre. partying every night, but when one of them falls in love with a vampire hunter, they realize their destinies are at stake. it's rated pg-13. the time is 11:48. coming up, what would you do if you were president? >>> check on the weekend forecast. stay wi
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
southwest virginia. residents say the ground shook for about 15 seconds. the u.s. geological survey says the quake was considered light and no one was hurt. >>> at least 12 people are dead from a strong earthquake in myanmar. a 6.8 quake hit earlier this morning with a 5.8 aftershock. witnesses say some of the victims were killed in a bridge collapse. the quake also caused damage to a monostair and temples in the area. >>> part of the dulles airport access road will be closed during overnight periods. the eastbound lanes between route 123 and the dulles connecter road will close monday through friday from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. and saturday. traffic will detour on to the dulles connecter road. crews will be doing drainage installation work on the overhead rail bridges. >>> the three-day veterans day weekend means metro is doing track work on three of its lines. on the orange line, buses are replacing lines. the ballston and virginia square stations are closed as well. the work lasts through the day tomorrow. >>> coming up next, how children in prince george's county are helping to t
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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
the u.s. >>> stay with news 4 and nbcwashington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact. and, remember, help storm victims by going to redacross.org. calling 1-800-help now or text red cross to 90999 to make a $10 on donation. >>> hundreds making their way to the national mall to gather for the fourth annual breathe deep d.c. 5k walk. >> joining us live is sarah sidranski. a breathe deep d.c. committee member who will be walking this morning. >> good morning. i'm glad to be here. we have great weather, great turnout. >> sarah, a lot of people out there have a personal connection to lung cancer. tell us how you got involved and why? >> my mom was diagnosed with lung cancer, and she passed on august 2011. lung cancer is one of the deadliest cancers and breathe deep d.c. is the largest organization to fund lung cancer research. and i want to support those who are honoring someone they lost and all those walking for people who cannot be here today. >> sarah, tell us more about longevity and breathe deep d.c. does for families and people like you. >> absolutely. longevity is an or
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